Incubating Shipped Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hawk12, Oct 23, 2015.

  1. Hawk12

    Hawk12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How sad :( I'm so sorry. It's tough to lose any of them but especially when they're little. I've had my big birds kill one of my littles before when she got out of her pen. That was tough.
     
  2. RubyNala97

    RubyNala97 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yay!!!

    In a few days you will be able to tell which eggs are clears or non-viable. So you will have some empty spots soon, just in case a hen quits.

    That's means the eggs are fresh!! Good luck!! :fl
     
  3. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey @Hawk12 !! Just read through all the posts (I've been offline for nearly a week) and sounds like your hatch is getting off to a great start! Can't wait to follow along with you in your hatching journey. Hoping for you as always a 100% hatch :)
     
  4. Hawk12

    Hawk12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, me too :)
     
  5. Saris

    Saris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How are your eggs?
     
  6. Hawk12

    Hawk12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just getting ready to update the thread, please standby... :)
     
  7. Hawk12

    Hawk12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update with pics: It is day 8 and I just candled the eggs and marked the air cells. Some look really good and some don't. Out of 41 eggs set I only have 26 that are still alive, most were clears of the ones that didn't make it. I needadvice on the weird looking air cells...can the chicks still hatch if the air cells are going down the side of the egg? And some of the air cells move still. What does that mean for the babies? All 26 eggs have movement at this point.
     
  8. Saris

    Saris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @Sally Sunshine has been my go to advice person. As long as the chick is alive I think there is a chance. Are the air cells still detached or are they attached, but saddle shaped?
     
  9. Hawk12

    Hawk12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Hawk12

    Hawk12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The saddle shaped ones are attached but I also have ones that aren't saddle shaped but still move around some. Not completely detached but not completely attached either.
     

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